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The Dilemma Of Raising Your Dental Fees
It can be difficult for some dentists to discuss the topic of raising their dental fees. Many dentists believe that if their patients are happy with their prices, there’s no point in risking losing them by raising fees.
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7 Simple Ways To Boost Traffic to Your Dental Website
As a dentist trying to run a practice, manage employees and their issues, and provide the best dental care to your patients, you may not have the time or the knowledge to focus much on your Internet marketing. It can be…
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Women May Be Vital To Your Internal Marketing Success
We challenge you to run a practice analysis or patient analysis report. There is a statistic on these reports that will tell you how many male vs. female patients you have in your office. The percentage almost always shows…
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Proper Phone Etiquette For Your Front Office Staff
Besides visiting your website, a prospective patient’s first interaction with your office with most likely be through a phone call. Because of this, teaching your staff proper phone etiquette skills is very important. You…
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How To Create The Perfect Postcard For Your Dental Office
Postcards have long been used for the purpose of marketing dental offices. The reason they’re such a staple is because they work when done correctly! Because we know it’s difficult enough for you to care for patients, deal…
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Does Your Dental Office Have Curb Appeal?
It would be nice if your dental practice was judged on your skills and abilities as a dentist, but that’s not always the case. In fact, your office is often being judged even before a patient walks in the door. The curb…
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The Importance Of Communicating With Patients
As a busy dentist, we know that you have a lot on your plate! Running a business, managing your staff, and providing quality dental care to your patients can each be a full-time job on their own. However, it’s important that…
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Why 2017 Might Be THE Year to Consider Selling Your Dental Practice
As practice transition specialists, we are often asked, “Is now a good time to sell my dental practice?” While there are many factors involved in making the decision to transition your practice, the short answer is YES. The…
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Asking For Patient Referrals
Many dentists will shy away from asking patients for referrals because they might feel like it’s an awkward, pushy or tacky thing to do. This is not the case! In fact, word-of-mouth is the best way for you to bring in more…
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Are You Turning Away New Patients?
Most dentists would say that potential patients are never turned away, especially because it can be difficult to bring them in. However, you and your staff could be accidentally turning away new patients without even…
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New Years Marketing Resolutions To Set For Your Dental Practice
Getting caught up in the day-to-day issues of your dental practice can be easy to do. Your patients’ care should always be your first priority, but if you aren’t focused on your marketing efforts, you may run out of patients…
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Common Myths Regarding Social Media Marketing
Many dental professionals have misconceptions when it comes to using social media to market their practices. However, it’s important to do your own research as buying into these myths can be harmful to your dental office.
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Which Content Management System Is Right For Your Dental Website?
A Content Management System is the code and platform that run approximately 90% of the worlds websites. Also, known as CMS, these platforms have become the most cost effective and marketing friendly strategies for dental…
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Helping Your Patients Understand Why They Need Treatment
Why does your dental patient need a crown? Why are you recommending a graft or an implant or a bruxism device? While you may communicate the need for each procedure in clinically correct terms, you may not be answering the…
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New Hire Interview Questions To Avoid Asking
Hiring new people can be difficult. We know it’s important to ask effective interview questions in order to determine who will be the best fit for your office. However, there are certain questions that you’ll want to avoid…

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Tips for Interviewing Potential Dental Employees
Every dentist hopes to open their own practice, hire a staff of great employees, and retain them for decades. While we…
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Challenges Facing Dentists Today
The dental profession is ever changing and improving with the invention of new technology. While these technological advances…
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Content Management for Your Dental Website
In the past, search engine optimization (known as SEO) and content creation have been seen as separate disciplines. One…
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The Things You Should be Tracking for Your Dental Practice on a Regular Basis
Here at CTC Associates, we know the importance of tracking certain numbers and information for your dental practice. If…